SFMTA resumes Muni track switch replacement

Written by Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency in California has continued track improvement work on the Muni Metro system. From July 13 to July 16, SFMTA will install new track switches on the L Taraval Line between 22nd and 23rd avenues and at 35th Avenue.

“This rail maintenance work is another example of our efforts to maintain a state of good repair as we accommodate nearly 700,000 boardings a day,” said Edward Reiskin, director of transportation.

The Switch Replacement Project is part of regular rail maintenance by Muni’s maintenance-of-way personnel. It will ensure a safer, more reliable transportation network by replacing worn infrastructure and keeping Muni in a state of good repair. This project is part of an upgrade of the existing track work along the L Taraval, as well as the N Judah and J Church lines. There will be a total of four switches replaced along the L Line and two on the J Line over the next of few weekends.

Categories: Ballast, Ties, Rail, OFF Track Maintenance, ON Track Maintenance, Rapid Transit/Light Rail